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Sunset Beach Town Council names new mayor

More than three months after the former mayor of sunset beach resigned, the town has a new mayor.

Sunset Beach mayoral candidates answer questions from citizens, council

Could the Town of Sunset Beach soon have a new mayor? Tuesday evening, a forum was held where residents could have their questions answered by the candidates.

Interim Sunset Beach mayor appeals DWI conviction

Acting Sunset Beach Mayor Mark Benton says he is appealing his DWI charge.

Police remove councilman from Sunset Beach town meeting

Sunset Beach Police had to remove a town council member from a meeting earlier this week for the second time in less than two months.

Sunset Beach town councilman speaks out after being forced to leave meeting

A Sunset Beach town councilman was forced out of a meeting Tuesday night after speaking out of turn. This came just two weeks after former mayor Greg Weiss resigned.

‘It’s dysfunctional’: Sunset Beach divided over mayor’s resignation

As government leaders come together for the State of the Union in Washington, one local government cannot seem to iron out its differences.

‘Ashamed and disgusted’; Sunset Beach Mayor Pro tem reacts to DWI charge

Sunset Beach Mayor Pro-tem Mark Benton was arrested Wednesday night and charged with driving while impaired.

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Many people gather in downtown Wilmington for the St. Patrick’s Day Parade and Festival

Today you may have seen a sea of green in downtown, where many people gathered for the St. Patrick’s Day Parade and Festival to celebrate "Halfway to St. Patrick’s Day".

The first coding center for kids in Wilmington holds an open house

 The first coding center for kids in the area has officially opened up shop, and today it welcomed parents and kids to check out a fun way to learn about coding.

‘Love Me, Don’t Hurt Me’ event held to tackle issue of children’s safety in schools

Keeping children safe at school is a growing concern around the country and the Cape Fear. An event was held Saturday at the Derick Davis Center at Maides Park to take on the issue, with the theme being 'Love Me, Don't Hurt Me'.

Hundreds turn out for the annual Dragon Boat Regatta in Carolina Beach

Dozens of people competed for the top trophy and bragging rights in the annual Dragon Boat Regatta race Saturday afternoon.